National media briefing: Save the Children, Chance to Shine, Age UK and charities call for lower speed limits

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

More than 200,000 Syrian child refugees are to suffer a bitter winter of freezing temperatures and rain without proper shelter or clothing, Save The Children has warned.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story 

Schools appear to be failing to capitalise on the inspirational legacy of the London Olympics, according to a survey by Chance to Shine, a cricket charity.

See BBC News for full story

Age UK is asking people to call in on their elderly neighbours this winter amid fears that pensioners will suffer worse than ever.

See BBC News for full story

A coalition of charities, including Brake, Sustrans and the Campaign for the Protection of Rural England, are calling on the government to make a 20mph speed limit the norm in built-up areas, and asking motorists to slow down around shops and schools.

See The Guardian for full story


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